National disaster response team formed in Accra

National disaster response team formed in Accra

A national disaster response team has been set up by the Ghana Red Cross society in the country that will be able to give immediate attention and assistance to emergencies and disasters in the country. A five day training program was held in Accra to train volunteers...
Flood Victims to receive support from Ghana Red Cross Society

Flood Victims to receive support from Ghana Red Cross Society

Torrential rains started on 3 June, 2015 and continued till the next day impacting many parts of the Greater Accra region. The floods resulted in the displacement of community populations, loss of over 200 lives and loss of property and livelihoods. In order to...
What is Ebola

What is Ebola

Ebola is a severe infectious disease in humans and animals such as monkeys and gorillas, which is caused by infection with the Ebola virus. It is very infectious, kills in a short time BUT can be prevented. How is it spread? •    Ebola is spread through direct...
DFID/IFRC Pilot Food Security Project In Upper East Region

DFID/IFRC Pilot Food Security Project In Upper East Region

The uneven rainfall distribution coupled with the long dry spell in certain areas in May and June has affected crop production and other agricultural interventions in the region. As a result of this trend only 22.20% of the targeted cropping area in the region has...